Across Financial Controller Job in Nairobi Kenya(With Possible Relocation to Juba, South Sudan)

Vacant Position at Across
Across works within child protection guidelines to create child friendly communities in S. Sudan

Across, a Christian NGO is looking for a suitably qualified male or female to fill the position of Financial Controller which will be initially based in Nairobi with possible relocation to Juba, South Sudan. 

The main purpose of this role will be to: shape and implement strategy to strengthen Across financial position and to oversee the finance functions/systems of Across. 
In addition, establishing a real-time system for financial input and information access from various international locations via internet connectivity.
Essential Requirements
  • Qualification as a Chartered Accountant (CPA K with a degree in B.Com).
  • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) – Finance or Strategic Management, or any relevant discipline.
  • Excellent computer skills including detailed understanding of MS Office and accounting software applications especially Sun Systems.
  • Eight years of progressive accounting positions with experience of working at Financial Controller or Director level.
  • Ability to present complex financial information in an easily understood format for non-finance people.
Skills and Attributes
  • Must have strong leadership and inter-personal skills together with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A mature Christian who will ensure that Across maintains good stewardship of financial resources.
  • Sound decision making with ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Internal audit skills with ability to implement internal control measures.
  • Ability to improve and enhance existing setup and increase productivity.
  • Lots of energy and motivation with good attention to detail.
  • Sound experience of preparation of management accounts.
  • Significant experience of managing a team in the finance department ensuring strict/tight deadlines are observed.
  • Senior level experience of managing financial operations (NGO sector experience helpful)
  • Experience / knowledge on managing strategic investment
  • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills.
  • Flexible to travel to other Across South Sudan locations.
Send hand-written applications together with curriculum vitae, any copies of certificates and testimonials to:
Human Resource Manager
Across Liaison Office
P.O. Box 21033
00505 Nairobi
The closing date for receiving applications will be September 5th 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
Please note that only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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